Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Sabah Tourism Upcoming Event: Tamu Besar Kota Belud

Date: 24-25 October 2009
Saddle up, culture vultures, for an authentic extravaganza at the annual Tamu Besar Kota Belud held on 24 and 25 October! Located 70km northeast of Kota Kinabalu, the “Land of the Cowboys of the East” plays host to the biggest open-air market in Sabah, which is held at the Kota Belud tamu ground and town field.

This colourful event is a feast for visitors hungry for a taste of the native way of life. Purchase a variety of local goods from farmers, fishermen and vendors or observe unique ceremonies, dance and music displays. Enjoy the sight of Bajau horsemen parading on handsomely dressed steeds, the crowning of the Ratu Sarempak and traditional sports such as buffalo racing.

For more details, contact Zachary Mobijohn (Sri Pelancongan Sabah) at 088 232121/ or Mohd. Najib Muntok (Kota Belud District Office) at 088 976621/976542.

Source: Sabah Tourism

NOTE: Photo Copyright to Sabah Tourism

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